June 10, 2015

Summer Checklist


Since it went from 70s-80s into the 90s in the matter of two weeks, I’m just going to say it’s officially summer here in Iowa! To me, the best part about summer is being able to relax and hang outside. After spending all of winter, and the majority of a rainy spring indoors, it’s so refreshing to be able to get some sun! I’ve put together our Summer Checklist to make sure we don’t miss a thing. And I’m happy to report we’ve already gotten a jump start!

1. Cook a pizza on the grill. DONE! We just cooked one on the grill Sunday night, and it was delicious! The crust was so crispy. Seriously… if your’e a pizza lover, you’ve got to do this one.

2. Blaire’s first corn on the cob. DONE! Blaire had her first piece of corn on the cob last night and loved it!

3. Take a trip to the zoo.

4. Take Blaire’s first trip to the ocean and build her first sand castle on the beach.

5. Hit the splash pad.

6. Visit the Farmer’s Market as often as possible AND eat homemade ice cream while we’re there. ;)

7. Spend our weekends playing in the pool and sprinkler in the backyard.

8. Teach Blaire to catch fireflies.

9. Cook on the grill and eat on the deck as much as possible!

10. Blow bubbles! Lots of bubbles.





Headband 1 – Aubrey Charlotte Co. // Romper – Carters // Headband 2 – BB Boutique

What’s on your summer checklist? xo

  • Reply
    June 11, 2015 at 11:13 am

    Great list! I miss chasing and catching fireflies. One of the best things about growing up in IL in the summer time. CA doesn’t have any!

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    Carol Davis
    June 13, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Your pictures capture it all . So cute! Love your list too !

  • Reply
    June 15, 2015 at 6:46 pm

    Huntley loves corn on the cob, been eating them since seven months (is it bad that I let her try it so early?). I’m jealous of #8, I remember going to Georgia to visit my aunt in the Summer and getting to catch fireflies in mason jars from her backyard! The only thing we can catch here are mosquitos and mosquito bites – lol!

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